OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0144)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86781


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- virtio-net: drop NETIF_F_FRAGLIST (Jason Wang) [Orabug:
22145600] (CVE-2015-5156)

- netdev: fix NETIF_F_GSO_UDP_TUNNEL_BIT enum shift in i40e driver import (Todd Vierling) [Orabug: 22066176]

- xen/blkfront: remove redundant flush_op (Vitaly Kuznetsov) [Orabug: 21868758] - xen/blkfront: improve protection against issuing unsupported REQ_FUA (Vitaly Kuznetsov) [Orabug: 21868758]

- xen-blkfront: introduce blkfront_gather_backend_features (Bob Liu) [Orabug: 20190614] - sched/x86: Fix up typo in topology detection (Dave Hansen) [Orabug: 21845184]


Update the affected kernel-uek / kernel-uek-firmware packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86781

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0144.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/11/06

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek-firmware, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5156

OSVDB: 125846